Over it

Over it

BHS Senior Brooke Kilyk clears 5 feet-2 inches on Monday during a meet at Brandon. Kilyk finished 1st in Division 2 high jump. Photo by Mo Voyer.

Public Notice: Goodrich

Goodrich Cemetery association Public Notice The annual public Meeting for the Goodrich Cemetery Association will be Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 7:00PM at the Village of Goodrich Offices, lower level located at 7338 S. State Road – Goodrich, MI 48438. The annual meeting will be followed immediately by the regular business meeting of the Goodrich Cemetery […]

Public Notice: Ortonville

PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Village of Ortonville Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as may be heard in conjunction with the regularly scheduled Planning Commission Meeting. The purpose of the hearing is for Proposed Zoning Change to change zoning […]

Public Notice: Brandon Schools

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS BRANDON TOWNSHIP GENERATOR REPLACEMENT BRANDON TOWNSHIP OFFICE BUILDING The Charter Township of Brandon will receive sealed bids for the replacement and installation of a new generator at the Brandon Township office building at 395 Mill St. Ortonville, MI 48462. Complete documents may be obtained from the Clerk’s Office at the same address […]

New plan for school pool management

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer There may soon be new management for open swim at Brandon High School. On Monday night at the school board of trustees meeting district superintendent Dr. Matt Outlaw announced the current pool management contract with Aqua Club will be renegotiated. “Moving forward, the question mark is about open swim,” said […]

Dog Scouts

From 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., April 27-28, Barrie Lynn Wood is hosting a Dog Scouts of America event at her farm in Goodrich. The Spring Fling Merit Badge Weekend is open to all Dog Scout Members. Anyone can learn how to register their dog at dogscouts.org, or by stopping by the farm ahead of time to […]

Letters to the editor April 20

Thank you Dear Editor, O.A.T.S. would like to thank the local community for their tremendous support of our Easter Fun Day on April 13. Once again, hundreds of people turned out to enjoy an Easter egg hunt, Easter arts and crafts, pictures with the Easter Bunny and interacting with baby lambs, ducklings and chicks. Everybody […]

Cinderella on stage at Brandon

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer A wicked stepmother, jealous stepsisters and their enslaved Cinderella in rags with no chance of attending the royal ball. Enter a fairy godmother with a magic spell that transforms Cinderella with a dress, a golden coach to ride in and amazing glass slippers. Then a chance meeting with a handsome […]

Brandon Virtual School providing variety, unique education

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Each school day Brandon High School Sophomore Leanna Roman studies American Sign Language. “I found it interesting,” said Roman. “And I have friends who are deaf and it helps me to communicate.” Roman’s unique class is now one of many offered to students who are enrolled in classes at the […]

Jay Sweet

SWEET, JAY ELWYN of Goodrich; died April 11, 2019.  He was 85. Born February 25, 1934 in Forester Twp., Michigan to the late Leslie and Susie (nee: Innes) Sweet. He married Eileen Dawson on July 21, 1956 in Palms, Michigan.  He is survived by his loving wife, Eileen Sweet; four children, Victoria (Donald) Whiting, Jay […]